Two days aft announcing a $10 upgrade way betwixt the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions of Horizon Forbidden West, Sony is changing people and volition present connection the upgrade for free. The announcement was made contiguous connected PlayStation Blog by Jim Ryan, the president and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment.
In the statement, Ryan says "Thursday was to beryllium a solemnisation of Horizon Fobidden West and the astonishing squad astatine Guerrilla moving to present it connected February 18, 2022. However, it's abundantly wide that the offerings we confirmed successful our pre-order kickoff missed the mark."
The alteration comes aft PlayStation fans highlighted comments Ryan made that the upgrade way betwixt PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 would beryllium free. In a 2020 interrogation with the Washington Post's Launcher, Ryan said that Sony has "an upgrade way for PS4 users to get the PS5 versions for free" and that it's astir "people having choice."
Horizon Fobidden West volition apt beryllium 1 of the past games to person the escaped upgrade option. In the aforesaid PlayStaiton Blog post, Ryan says that moving forward, "PlayStation first-party exclusive cross-gen titles (newly released connected PS4 & PS5) – some integer and carnal – volition connection a $10 integer upgrade enactment from PS4 to PS5." The 2 titles helium mentions arsenic examples of this alteration are the upcoming God of War sequel and Gran Turismo 7.
For much connected Horizon Fobidden West, cheque retired our video interview with members from the improvement team. We besides person a diagnostic that breaks down each of the new elements we've seen successful the released gameplay footage. And for a antithetic escapade with Horizon's pb Aloy, larn however to unlock her arsenic a playable quality successful Genshin Impact.